Cannabis Ruderalis is one of the principal and most sought after variants of the Cannabis Family Today. The Ruderalis was first identified in Russia by a Russian botanist. The term Ruderalis was coined because the strains of these variants did not resemble the other two by any means. These plants were shorter than the other variants with some forms of tiny branching and associated stems. The foliage of the plants considers being open to the leaves. The overall content of the main psychoactive compound THC in it was much lower than the other variants as well. However, Ruderalis has a higher percentage of the other main compound CBD which makes them ideal for use in medical purposes altogether with its associated therapeutic benefits.
However, the growth of Cannabis Ruderalis does require the supply of certain parameters. One of those parameters considered is the supply of light. The supply of light is mandatory and a very critical parameter that ensures the proper growth and germination of Cannabis Ruderalis. This plant does not grow well without an adequate supply of light. In fact, Ruderalis has a very delicate vegetative phase. The supply of light is even more necessary for a proper vegetative phase of the Ruderalis variants. The vegetative phase is very important because any mistakes you make at this stage becomes difficult to rectify as the plants do not allow so much recovery time once they enter the flowering phase.
For outdoor growing of Cannabis Ruderalis. It is extremely important to expose the plants in direct sunlight at least for 4 – 6 hours per day. The plants are better off to be in pots which give them mobility to go from one place to another. according to the variations of sunlight. The supply of sunlight is also important for the flowering phase of the plants. As a proper supply of light ensures proper maturation of bud formation. Sometimes the inadequate supply of light might weaken the overall health of the plant.
For indoor growth light is, even more, an essential factor. The light supply can be in the spectrum belonging to the blue or the red colors. The overall power of the lights may vary from 250 – 280 watts. However, it is ideal to place the light some 40 – 60 cms away from the plant. However, light can also be supplied in the form of sunlight while growing Cannabis Ruderalis if plants are placed in the sunlit area.